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Photos by Danil Usmanov

Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan shuttle trade booms, but for how long?

In late June, the Dostuk crossing on the border between Kyrgyzstan and...

Kyrgyzstan: In Kazarman, nothing gold can stay

The language of gold-making spills easily from people’s mouths in Kazarman. Every...

A Portrait of Tajikistan’s Distant, Unloved Highlands

A sign above the entrance to the local highways department office in...

Kyrgyzstan's Popular Bazaar Stricken By Blaze

A blaze broke out on January 30 at a popular bazaar in...

Kyrgyzstan: Freeze Turns to Hot Fury Over Bishkek's Power Plant Failure

Aigul Dogdurova, a 43-year old native of Bishkek, cannot remember anything like...

Kyrgyzstan: The Quiet Success of an Islamic Woman’s Group

Every week, hundreds of women trickle in and out of Dilyarom Hamrakulova’s...

Kyrgyzstan: On the Night Shift, Looking for Some Economic Daylight

With the fall of the Soviet Union, Kyrgyzstan earned independence but lost...